City Pride

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City Pride
City Pride, Artist's impression 2012, Squire and Partners.jpg
Artist's impression of City Pride on the right of the image and existing Canary Wharf buildings on the left.
General information
Status Approved
Address 15 Westferry Road, London, E14 8JH
Town or city London
Country United Kingdom
Current tenants Vacant site
Client Chalegrove Properties Limited
Height 233 m (764 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 75
Design and construction
Architecture firm Squire and Partners[1]
Structural engineer WSP Group

City Pride is a residential skyscraper approved for construction on the Isle of Dogs, London, United Kingdom.

Site history[edit]

The City Pride public house was formally the only building on the site and closed in 2012.[2] Oracle Group purchased the freehold in 2007 for £6.75m and sold it to Glenkerrin for £32m in 2008.[3][4] Chalegrove Properties Limited purchased the site (and the associated Island Point site) from the administrators of Glenkerrin for £43m in 2011.[5]

Planning[edit]

Chalegrove Properties registered a planning application with Tower Hamlets in December 2012 for the erection of residential led mixed use tower of 233m[6] comprising 822 residential units and 162 serviced apartments and associated amenities.[7] The application was permitted (subject to conditions) on 9 October 2013.[7] The application is subject to a Section 106 agreement with a total amount payable to Tower Hamlets of £5,182,279.[8]

Island Point[edit]

Chalegrove Properties registered a planning application in December 2012 for a development of 173 residential units at a site located at 443-451 Westferry Road in a linked application with the City Pride development to fulfil the affordable housing conditions.[9] The application was permitted (subject to conditions) on 9 October 2013.[7] The application is subject to a Planning gain|Section 106 agreement with a total amount payable to Tower Hamlets of £4,069,361 (including £2,734,636 for the provision of educational facilities in the borough}.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City Pride and Island Point". Squire and Partners. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Rob Virtue (22 March 2012). "Isle of Dogs' pub City Pride prepares for last orders". The Wharf. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Oracle’s £32m Isle of Dogs coup". Building Design. 23 May 2008. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Karl Mercer (9 June 2008). "London pub sells for £32m". BBC. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Views sought over 'UK's highest' residential tower". BBC. 20 January 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Register of planning decision notices". 18 January 2013. PA/12/03248 "North Elevation". Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c "Register of planning decision notices". 12 December 2012. PA/12/03248. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Register of planning decision notices". 23 October 2012. PA/12/03248 - Documents - Section 106 Agreement. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Register of planning decision notices". 22 January 2013. PA/12/03247. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Register of planning decision notices". 23 October 2013. PA/12/03247 - Documents - Section 106 Agreement. Retrieved 27 December 2013.